Our team have been working closely with some of the top industry leaders and experts from across the world to advise us on the Women in Food and Agriculture programme.
Make sure to download the agenda to see our agenda content and full list of speakers.
Day One – Tuesday December 3
Registration and Breakfast
Welcome address – Olga Korzhova, Community and Campaign Lead, Women in Food and Agriculture
KICK OFF KEYNOTE: The food system isn’t working: Can women solve it?
LEADERS DEBATE: Ag Business – Drivers, Risk and Opportunities
SPOTLIGHT ON DIVERSITY: Where women work, economies grow!
TO FEED THE WORLD
OUR PLANET – OUR HEALTH
DIVERSITY AND FUTURE WORK PRACTICES
PANEL DISCUSSION: Innovation in ag ecosystems-identifying innovations to revolutionise great change
PANEL DISCUSSION: How to feed the world before we destroy it
PANEL DISCUSSION: Women mean business: female leadership at the heart of agribusinesses
PANEL DISCUSSION: The crystal ball view: future of the agricultural value chain
PANEL DISCUSSION: Navigating changing regulations and charged attitudes surrounding technologies like GMOs, glyphosate and other herbicides, and antibiotics
PANEL DISCUSSION: STEMin Ag
LUNCH AND NETWORKING
PANEL DISCUSSION: Transforming food production in today’s digital world
PRESENTATION: She feeds the world: fighting poverty and improving prosperity of rural livelihoods
PANEL DISCUSSION: Identifying talent and taking recruitment to the next level
Live Demos – Smart agriculture and digital disruptors
Projects – Science driving the future of agriculture
Case Studies – Inclusion and Diversity: What works?
NETWORKING AFTERNOON BREAK
FUTURE OF FOOD AND AG
GUEST SPEAKER: Food matters- changing diets and the role of ag ecosystems
PART I – PRESENTATION: How to feed the world sustainably?
PART II – PANEL DISCUSSION: How climate change, sustainability and the circular economy will drive food and agriculture in the 21st century
GUEST SPEAKER: Can agriculture save the planet before it destroys it?
Cocktail and reception networking
Optional social event programmes
Day Two Wednesday December 4
SOCIAL EVENT PROGRAMME: OPPORTUNITY TO JOIN THE FOLLOWING ACTIVITIES: YOGA AND MINDFULNESS
OPENING ADDRESS: Ways to increase the earning potential of circular farming
CAREER FOCUS: How to achieve a successful career in the food and ag industry
NETWORKING MORNING BREAK
1: LEADERSHIP SKILLS AND HOW TO TACKLE PROGRESSION
2: LIFELONG LIVING AND CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
3: WELLBEING AND MENTAL HEALTH
4: MASTERING THE ART OF MENTORING
5: SUCCESSFUL COMMUNICATION – HOW TO WIN COMPLEX CONVERSATIONS
6: ELEVATING YOUR TECH GAME
7: DATA AND ADVANCED ANALYTICS
8: REDESIGN YOUR AGRIBUSINESS
LUNCH AND NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES
LIVE INTERVIEW ON STAGE: Finding work you love and making a change
EXECUTIVES PERSONAL STORIES: Turning failure into success
KEYNOTE ADDRESS: The power of resilience
END OF THE SUMMIT
OPTIONAL SOCIAL PROGRAMMES – TIME TO DIGEST!